Rain turns city weather pleasant

APP July 11, 2024
Motorists drive through rainwater accumulated on IJP Road after a heavy downpour in the federal capital on Wednesday. PHOTO: APP


The provincial capital and adjoining areas were lashed by showers with gusty winds on Wednesday afternoon, which eased the hot and humid conditions, turning the weather pleasant.

The Meteorological Department predicted more rains during the next 24 hours. Shadman, Ferozpur Road, Chungi Amar Sidhu, Ichhra, Harbanspura, Chowburji, Samanabad, Lytton Road, Shah Jamal, Qartaba Chowk, Cooper Road, Empress Road, Laxmi Chowk, Kashmir Road and other areas received showers, disrupting routine life.

The WASA chairman, managing director and officers from the district management visited different areas to inspect drainage of water. According to a spokesman for the Pakistan Meteorological Department, monsoon currents from the Arabian Sea are penetrating upper and central parts of the country. A shallow trough of westerly wave is present over upper parts of the country.

Rain and thundershower are also expected in Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Khanewal, Lodhran, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur, Rahim Yar Khan and Layyah from Friday to Sunday.


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